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Matthew Weaver / Guardian:
UK moves to shut down Russian hackers streaming live British webcam footage   —  UK to take action to close down Russian website streaming images from British webcams including baby monitors and those in gyms and bedrooms  —  The UK is to take international action to close down a Russian website …
Nov 21, 2014, 6:35 AMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft, Dropbox, Evernote, Aol, LinkedIn, Twitter lend support to NSA Freedom Act in open letter to US Senate   —  Facebook, Google and Apple lobby for curb to NSA surveillance  —  A coalition of the biggest names in consumer technology have backed a US bill …
Nov 17, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Grady Smith / Guardian:
Forgoing streaming and iTunes sales, Garth Brooks sees meager sales for his comeback album   —  How Garth Brooks took on the internet - and lost  —  The poor sales of his comeback album Man Against Machine show that taking a stand against the modern music business only works if you're Taylor Swift
Nov 17, 2014, 6:05 AMIn context
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Bandcamp to help musicians launch their own subscription services   —  Artists will be able to set their own price, release exclusive songs and send messages to their keenest fans  —  Bandcamp launched in 2008 as a way for musicians to run their own online stores selling their music …
Nov 12, 2014, 7:55 AMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
Spyware exports will need a licence under new EU rules   —  ‘Intrusion software’ joins nuclear reactors and rocket fuel on the EU's list of technologies that may have military applications  —  Companies which make spyware will have to apply for permission to export the software once new EU regulations come into effect in late December.
Nov 7, 2014, 5:01 AMIn context
Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Former NSA lawyer: encrypting user data led to Blackberry's demise, cautions Apple and Google   —  Former NSA lawyer: the cyberwar is between tech firms and the US government  —  Stewart Baker said that Apple and Google could be restricting their business in markets like China and Russia by encrypting user data
Nov 5, 2014, 11:25 AMIn context
Guardian:
Taylor Swift removes her back catalogue from Spotify, leaves it for now on Rdio, Beats Music   —  Taylor Swift v Spotify: back catalogue removed from streaming services  —  Taylor Swift withheld her new album 1989 from music streaming services, and has now removed all her albums from Spotify
Nov 3, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
Vodafone and EE begin LTE-A rollout in the UK   —  UK joins world's fastest mobile internet club with next generation 4G+ rollout  —  EE joins Vodafone with mobile data speeds five times faster than average UK broadband in London, with Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool added in 2015
Oct 30, 2014, 8:10 AMIn context
Elizabeth Rust / Guardian:
Should we be concerned about Placemeter - an app which monitors street views from apartment windows?   —  Placemeter pays New Yorkers to suction-cup an old smartphone to their window, then records and analyses what's happening outside  —  Placemeter's algorithm counts the number of people entering shops and monitors traffic levels
Oct 28, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Guardian:
Jay Rockefeller summons Whisper execs to Capital Hill to answer questions on tracking, privacy   —  Ten privacy questions Whisper should answer for Senate committee  —  Whisper executives have been summoned to Capitol Hill to answer questions about how the app tracks its users
Oct 23, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context

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Igloo:
All the coding ladies  —  Much has been said about women in technology this week as a result of Barbie once again, letting down the female population (or more appropriately, humankind as a whole) …